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Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Holiday Inn
4601 Calumet Avenue
Manitowoc, WI  54220-9205
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Manitowoc Noon Rotary
P.O. Box 385

Manitowoc, WI 54221-0385
Welcome  to Manitowoc Noon Rotarywh-4p

Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.

The Manitowoc Noon Rotary Club was formed in 1919.  Today The Manitowoc Noon Rotary Club meets every Thursday noon at The Holiday Inn in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, on Calumet Avenue. Contact us at P.O. Box 385, Manitowoc, Wi 54221  We practise the Four way Test of the things we think, say or do

First... Is it the TRUTH ?


Third ...Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

Fourth ...Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

And our own Fifth rule

Fifth ...Is it FUN ?


What do you say when someone asks you what Manitowoc Noon Rotary is all about?
Here is a quick answer you can use. 
We Scan The Globe
Strengthening Community, Addressing Nations






Changing of The Guard
June 22, 2017
Thank you to Barry Nelson for two years of service as our Club President
Welcome Lori Kirby as our
President for 2017-2018
June 2017 Schedule
June 1-Business Meeting
June 8-Nilaksh Kothari Manitowoc Public Utilities
 June 15-Abby Quistorf and Karen Nichols Manitowoc County Chamber of Commerce
June 22-Changing of the Guard
June 29-Evening Social at the Courthouse Pub
No Noon Meeting
Scholarship Chair Jill Hennessey presents our 2017 scholarships to
Crystal Whatley attending LTC
Noah Liermann attending Silver Lake College and also a Kid From Wisconsin
Jeremy Fessler attending UW-Manitowoc
Congratulations to Jennifer Binversie our new Fairest of the Fair.  Jennifer is the daughter of our fair organizer Randy Binversie.
Congratulations to Kristin Stoeger for completing your Red Badge
Requirements by doing a Take 5.
MAY 25, 2017
Take 5's are members taking 5 minutes to tell their story.
You will be amazed who our members are.
Join Dr. Michael Zimmer
(son of Manitowoc Noon Rotarian John Zimmer)
Speaking about Internet Privacy issues
Michael suggests the following links for more information.
66 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Right Now (Consumer Reports)
EPIC Online Guide to Practical Privacy Tools
EFF’s general privacy page

Michael Zimmer, PhD, is a privacy and internet ethics scholar, most notable for his work in online privacy, the ethical dimensions of social media & internet technologies, libraries & privacy, and internet research ethics.

Dr. Zimmer is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he also serves as Director of the Center for Information Policy Research.

Congratulations to our Magnificent newly married Rotarian
Kyle and Jill Bryntesen
Married May 5, 2017
May 11, 2017
Manitowoc Noon Rotary
Todd Meerdink
CEO Shady Lane
May 4, 2017
Monthly Business Meeting
Updates on future fundraising events
April 27, 2017
John Jagemann
Courthouse Pub
Pairing beer and wine with with food.
John Jagemann is also our Rotarian of the Month
John pairs well with our community. 
John wowed us.  He is a good pairing with
Manitowoc Noon Rotary
Russ Green
National Marine Sanctuary
Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
Don't miss this opportunity
to meet the Lt. Governor.
Kyle Bryntesen
March Rotarian of the Month
Kyle serves our community and our club every day of his life.
Kyle is chairman of the club's membership committee and Salvation Army Bellringing service project.
Thank you Kyle for all you do each day.
Five years since its debut, Rotary Club Central is getting a big upgrade
When we introduced Rotary Club Central in 2012, it revolutionized goal tracking and planning for clubs and districts — no more filling out paper club-planning forms or passing along boxes of historical club information every time a new leader took office. Rotary Club Central offered clubs and districts a quantifiable way to begin measuring local and global impact, specifically membership initiatives, service activities, and Rotary Foundation giving. But as with any technological advancement, in a few short years, Rotary Club Central began to show its age, and Rotarians took notice. They...
Rotary International Board adopts new zone structure
At its January 2017 meeting, the Rotary International Board of Directors adopted a new zone structure for Rotary clubs. Rotary bylaws require the Board to complete a comprehensive review of the 34 Rotary zones no less often than every eight years to ensure that each zone has an approximately equal number of Rotarians. The Board’s previous review of the zones occurred in 2008. The Board earlier approved the creation of three regional workgroups to develop rezoning proposals for Asia, Europe/Africa, and the Americas. These workgroups comprised one representative (either a current director,...
Centennial celebration honors 20 noteworthy global grant projects
Through The Rotary Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. We’ve also led the fight to eradicate polio worldwide. As part of our celebration of the Foundation’s centennial, we’re honoring 20 global grant projects with special recognition. Learn more about the projects using our interactive map.
Convention: Southern hospitality
The Atlanta Host Organization Committee is offering some good old-fashioned Southern hospitality at the Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. It has planned a wide range of activities featuring everything from good food and music to inspiring tours of local landmarks. If it’s your first convention, these events are chances to meet fellow Rotarians from around the world, and if you’re an experienced convention goer, you can catch up with old friends. Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron will host Rotarians for a “Strike Out Polio” night at the new SunTrust Park, where you’ll...
Member spotlight: The power of the press
When Teguest Yilma helped found the Rotary Club of Addis Ababa Entoto in 2002, she thought polio had already been eradicated from most of the world. But while Ethiopia had been free of the disease, Yilma was shocked to learn that new cases had started cropping up in surrounding countries such as Somalia. “I was thinking, it’s not possible, we can’t be free if the countries around us are not free,” she says. Yilma, the managing editor of Capital, Ethiopia’s largest English weekly newspaper, has brought a journalist’s skills to the fight against polio. She became vice chair of the Ethiopia...